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AHP1 By Various
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ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES provides a forum to better hear and understand voices from the highlands of Asia relating their experiences—what they mean and how they are understood—all... More > with a view to enriching our knowledge of this vast area.< Less
Where do we come from By Ernst Muldashev
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The sensational findings of a himalayan expedition. Unlocking the Secrets of the Himalayas.
Last Flight to Lukla By Nigel A. Bernard
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Pemba is in Kathmandu and must get the last flight of the day to Lukla. Will he make it to Kathmandu airport in time? Will he arrive safely at Lukla, the most dangerous airport in the world? Join... More > Pemba on his white knuckle ride of adventure in the Himalayas …< Less
High Road To Tibet By John Dwyer
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John Dwyer travels through Asia's most interesting and wildest regions. Follow his adventures as he passes through the sunken gorges of the Yangtze river, drinks snake blood in Chengdu, gets smuggled... More > into Tibet illegally, watches mysterious ceremonies in Buddhist temples, reaches Everest Base Camp, climbs amongst the awe-inspiring Himalayas, and watches the dead being burned by the banks of the Ganges.< Less
India: Himalayan Sanctuaries By Stephen Platt
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India has an overwhelming impact: the colours, sounds and smells of Delhi, where we bought a silk carpet. The majestic Himalayas and our climbs through steep green valleys and raging torrents into... More > the soaring snow-white mountains. We tell stories about the people we meet; the Sikh pilgrims on their pilgrimage to Hemkund, our young guides from Joshimath, the people we stay with in the small mountain villages and the merchants in the hill station Mussoorie.< Less
Valley of The Gods By Joan C. Guyll
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A 21st Century virgin, Lea meets a prince, Raj, from a remote village in the Greater Himalayas. Caught up in the whirlwind romance, she was unaware that she had been chosen as an experiment for a... More > cure to the genetic interbreeding defects of his remote village. Raj’s people were descendants from the soldiers of Alexander the Great. His fight to reinstate their former glory turns him not only against his chosen mate, but against his own people who will not defile the purity of their caste and their own violent God, Jamlu. In a sinister twist, their newborn child is chosen to be the sacrificial lamb for Jamlu and Lea is forced to escape her living hell as she ventures into the harsh wilderness of Zanskar, on the Indo-Tibetan border. Barely escaping an avalanche, she emerged a changed woman and confident single mother, having gone through the fires of betrayal, loss and love.< Less
The Hidden Valley - Rolwaling Himal By Davide Peluzzi et al.
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Dove l'Esplorazione diventa Cooperazione: Rolwaling Himal.Libro dedicato al Popolo Sherpa, ricco d'immagini uniche, di"sguardi" e di genti delle montagne inesplorate d'Himalaya. L'EXPLORA... More > ha raccolto un messaggio d'aiuto per la costruzione di un piccolo acquedotto nel villaggio di Jagat-Singati in Nepal. Così grazie al finanziamento della CAP Holding di Milano e la collaborazione della SRDC di Kathmandu,il Fondo Provinciale Milanese per la Cooperazione, con il sostegno morale della Presidenza della Repubblica Italiana,del MAE Ufficio V° e il Patrocinio del Consiglio Regionale Lombardia e della Presidenza del Consiglio d'Abruzzo, è stato reso possibile un "semplice" gesto umanitario... Ed insieme alla collaborazione di tante persone italiane e nepalesi, attraverso il loro entusiasmo di pace e fratellanza, abbiamo dato "forza concreta"alla nascita del Gemellaggio tra Parchi Italiani e Nepalesi nell'Anno Internazionale dell'Acqua e Cooperazione 2013.< Less
Karma Diaries By Karma Samdup
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This book is based on the true life experiences of Karma Samdup in his capacity as a high school teacher in the village of Saldang, Upper Dolpo, Nepal.
Sacrifice By Zoe Rothwell
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A photo essay which observes the Tilak Ceremony of the Himalayan region of Manali, India.
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek and Tien Shan By Stephen Platt
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I went to Kyrgyzstan to investigate using remote sensing to map hazards. We ran a scenario planning game in Bishkek with Emergency personnel from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Our host takes us to a... More > night club. It’s in a vast concert bunker. We toast each other unmercifully with vodka shots until encouraged onto the dance floor where we dance with a group of attractive young girls they call the ‘jet-set’. We went for a walk in the snow covered Tien Shan and walked up the Ala Acha gorge. We wanted to see snow leopard, but all we saw were the inquisitive marmots and circling eagles. Having forgotten my trainers I had only sandals to keep my feet warm. Bishkek is a city on the ancient ‘silk-road’ and there is a relaxed human feel to the place, with its tree-lined boulevards, Soviet ‘brave new world’ architecture and a huge statue of Lenin pointing towards a future long gone< Less

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